The Best of Pompeii Tour - An Exclusive Private Exploration

Enjoy exploring the ancient city of Pompeii destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 79 AD on The Best of Pompeii Tour-An Exclusive Private Exploration

The Best of Pompeii Tour-An Exclusive Private Exploration

Enjoy a private visit with one of our expert guides to this once prosperous Roman city, which is now the stuff of legends.


On 24th August, 79 AD the city of Pompeii and its inhabitants were buried alive under the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Perfectly preserved

Almost perfectly preserved under a layer of volcanic rock, the remaining ruins, relics and bodies now cast a hauntingly clear image of life in the 1st century.

Highlights* of the Best of Pompeii Tour – An Exclusive Private Exploration

  • A private tour to bring Pompeii out of the ashes
  • Visit to the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Jupiter and other important locations within the ruins of Pompeii
  • Explore a market with ruins of various shops
  • See the Terme Stabiane (a complex of Roman baths)
  • Step into an amphitheater (one of the oldest of its kind) large enough to hold 12,000 people
  • Spy well-preserved frescoes and artifacts in their original positions

Tour Details

The finer details of the My Exclusive Pompeii Tour:

Includes: 2-hour guided walking tour of Pompeii with your personal guide, ticket entry to Pompeii.

Excludes: Transport to/from Pompeii, optional gratuities.

Pompeii Opening Hours: April–October: 8:30am-6:00pm daily. November–March: 8:30 am–3:30pm daily. Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25.

Please note: *Due to continuing work on the ruins, some areas are regularly closed to the public, at which time the guide will visit alternative locations within Pompeii.

Weather: runs rain and shine.


Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.


Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

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Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)

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